Baldwin Locomotive Works - Demonstrators

Also see Baldwin Plant Switchers

Data source:
"The Diesel Builders, Volume Three, Baldwin Locomotive Works" bibliography [6]

indicates an existing unit on the Roster of Existing Baldwin Diesels

listed by construction number

BLW 58501
Baldwin photo #9552
1925
58501

12-OE-1000/1 CC
c/n 58501

- built 6/1925
- Baldwin prototype #58501
- Baldwin's first diesel/electric locomotive built at Eddystone
- Knudsen inverted V12 engine, 1000hp @ 450rpm
- trials on the Reading and PRR
- not offered for sale
- stored until scrapped in 1941


BLW 61000
Baldwin photo #10370
1929
61000

8-OE-1000/1 CC
c/n 61000

- built 5/1929
- Baldwin prototype #61000
- Baldwin's second prototype diesel/electric locomotive
- Krupp inline 6 engine, 1000hp @ 500rpm
- trials on a number of Class 1 railroads
- not offered for sale
- stored until scrapped in 1941


BLW 62000
Baldwin Photo #11265
1936
62000

8-0E-660/1 E
c/n 62000

- built 10/1936
- became Baldwin demonstrator #62000
- sold to ATSF as #2200, 6/1937
- served as Baldwin shop switcher #1, Eddystone plant


Spokane, Portland & Seattle 30 & 31
Baldwin photo #14998
1941
307

VO1000
c/n 62307

- built 2/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #307
- sold to Spokane, Portland & Seattle as #30, 11/1940


BLW 332
Baldwin Photo
Baldwin Locomotives Magazine, Feb. 1940
332

VO1000
c/n 62332

- built 2/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #332
- sold to Spokane, Portland & Seattle as #31, 11/1940





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333

VO1000
c/n 62333

- built 3/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #333
- sold to Central of Georgia as #22, 10/1940
- to Savannah & Atlanta as #22, 1953


Minneapolis & St. Louis D-340
Baldwin photo #14834
1940
334

VO1000
c/n 62334

- built 3/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #334
- sold to Minneapolis & St. Louis as D-340, 7/1940


Standard Steel 6712
photo by: Tom Trencansky
Burnham, PA - Aug. 28, 1971
335

VO660
c/n 62335

- built 1/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #335
- sold to Standard Steel as #12(6712), 2/1940


BLW 336
Baldwin Photo #15313
1939
336

VO660
c/n 62336

- built 3/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #336
- sold to EJ&E as #270, 5/1940





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337

VO660
c/n 62337

- built 2/1940
- became Baldwin demonstrator #337
- sold to Central of Georgia as #5, 10/1940


BLW 6000 6000(1st)

4-8-8-4 750/8 DE
c/n 64639

- construction started 1941, completeted 4/1943
- became Baldwin demonstrator 6000(1st)
- tested then project halted, 1943
- unsold, stored then dismantled in 1945
- running gear used in the DR-12-8-3000 prototype
Baldwin photo - linked to "Railfan.net ABPR Archive"


BLW 2000
Baldwin Magazine, First Quarter, 1945
2000(1st)

0-6-6-0 1000/2 DE
c/n 70320

- built 1/1945
- became Baldwin demonstrator 2000(1st)
- sold to National Railways of Mexico as #6000, 8/1945


Front cover
Baldwin Ad Railway Age 1945
2001(1st)

0-6-6-0 1000/2 DE
c/n 70321

- built 3/1945
- became Baldwin demonstrator 2001(1st)
- sold to National Railways of Mexico as #6001, 8/1945


BLW 1500
photo by: Al Chione
- collection of Thomas Hillebrant

Chicago IL - Oct 1946 *
1500 (1st)

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 72629

- built 11/1946
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1500(1st)
- demo colors, Dark Red and Silver
- sold to Union Pacific as #1250, 1/1948
* date seems a bit early, might be early 1947 when unit was in transit to demonstrate on the NP



BLW 6000
Baldwin photo - linked to "Railfan.net ABPR Archive"
6000(2nd) & 6001(1st)

DR12-8-3000
c/n 73129 & 73130

- orderd by Union Pacific but the order was cancelled
- completed as a demonstator, 3/1948
- remained unsold, stored until scrapped in 1952


Kennecott 901
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Thomas Hillebrant

Bacchus UT - May 1969
1501

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 73474

- built 3/1948
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1501
- sold to Kennecott as #901, 10/1948


BLW 2000
Baldwin Magazine, 1949
2000(2nd)

DT6-6-2000(SC)
c/n 73980

- built 12/1948
- became Baldwin demonstrator #2000(2nd)
- sold to ATSF as #2606, 3/1950


BLW 6001
Photo by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry
6001A, B, B1 & A1

DR4-4-1500
c/n 73981-73984

- built 6/1949
- became Baldwin demonstrator made up of 6001A, 6001B, 6001B1 & 6001A1
- all sold to EJ&E, 12/1950





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2001(2nd)

DT6-6-2000(SC)
c/n 74671

- built 2/1950
- became Baldwin demonstrator #2001(2nd)
- sold to EJ&E as #126, 11/1950


BLH 1600
Baldwin Publication DL-4
April, 1953
1600

AS616
c/n 74676

- built 3/1952
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1600
- sold to Duluth South Shore & Atlantic as #211, 8/1952


BLW 1500
Baldwin "Black Magic" ad, 1950
1500 (2nd)

DRS6-6-1500
c/n 74716

- built 4/1950
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1500(2nd)
- sold to Duluth South Shore & Atlantic as #203, 8/1950


BLW 750 & 751
Baldwin Publication 2000JS, 1950
750 & 751

DS4-4-750
c/n 74814 & 74815

- built 6/1950
- became Baldwin S8 demonstrator pair #750 & #751
- sold to Weyerhaeuser Timber as #101 & 102, 10 & 11/1950


O&NW 1
photo by: Cliff W. West
Hinds, Oregon - January 1975
1601

AS616
c/n 75826

- built 8/1953
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1601
- sold to O&NW as #1, 1/1955


SLRS 301
photos by: Tim Darnell
SMS shops - April 24, 2004
1200

S12
c/n 75935

- built 3/1953
- became Baldwin demostrator #1200
- #1200 and #1201 were an S12 demostrator pair
- sold to Rock Island as #758, 7/1953
- to SMS as #301 in 2001


RI 759 1201

S12
c/n 75936

- built 3/1953
- became Baldwin demostrator #1201
- sold to Rock Island as #759, 7/1953
photo by: Chuck Zeiler
47th Street, Chicago, Il - March 28, 1965


The copyrights for all photos are assumed to rest with the photographers.


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